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Prostate-Specific Antigen Spike Doesn't Warrant Prostate Cancer Biopsy


The national Cancer Center Network and the American Urological Association, along with other groups, recommend that men with a spike in prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, get a biopsy for prostate cancer. However, a study by Andrew Vickers of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York has found that there is no evidence to support the recommendation without other indications that cancer may exist.


For more information about this study, read the entire article at http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/24/us-cancer-prostate-idUSTRE71N77T20110224.




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